NovusEdge, Inc. has officially joined the NewEnergy Alliance(SM), a group committed to driving innovation in the building automation industry that will create smarter, more Energy Responsive Buildings(SM). Together, Alliance participants are working to forge a new electricity load response model that will surpass the current utility-driven demand response offerings and provide customers with more control over their energy costs.

"The NewEnergy Alliance(SM) is consistent with our company's strategy of delivering solutions to help business owners be more energy efficient while achieving their business objectives," said Anno Scholten, VP Business Development and Marketing at NovusEdge. "Our Asset Aware Networks(R) offering is based on open building automation systems and existing customer infrastructure. This helps us fulfill the Alliance's goal of providing best in class innovative technologies to promote sustainable energy strategies."

"The NewEnergy Alliance(SM) is committed to creating Energy Responsive Buildings(SM) by integrating building automation systems with real-time energy market data and pricing signals," said Leighton Wolffe, vice president of alliances and strategy for Constellation NewEnergy. "This commitment to developing and implementing enterprise level energy solutions and technologies will deliver advanced energy expertise and innovative tools that today's customers need to identify and leverage the energy in our built environment."

Members of the NewEnergy Alliance(SM) will work together to help drive innovation across the building automation system industry by sharing best practices, new technologies, and advanced energy strategies to bring the economic and environmental benefits of demand response to every building that has a building automation system.

Constellation NewEnergy will participate in the NewEnergy Alliance(SM) through its subsidiary, Constellation Alliance, LLC. Other participants include leading equipment manufacturers, building automation companies, system integrators and software application businesses. The founding members include: Cimetrics, Clasma, Constellation Alliance, Delta Controls Inc., Energy Control Inc., Gridlogix, LonMark International, Novar, Richards-Zeta, and Tridium.

About NovusEdge
NovusEdge is located in the IT hub of Austin, TX, and provides market-tested solutions featuring its unique Asset-Aware Networks. These include true IT solutions for physical security, lowering operational costs through efficient energy management, and regulatory compliance. For more information on NovusEdge, visit the company's web site at